Michael Van Zandt and Anna Marie Pyle together with their 4 children, are frequent hikers in exploring Connecticut and parts of New Hampshire. One particular favorite spot is the overlook above Lost Lake in Westwoods and on January 2, Michael and Anna together with their family returned to exchange marriage vows before Peter Johnson, Justice of the Peace and Westwoods Committee volunteer. [Read more…]
A (Guilford) resident hailed as the “matriarch of open space” in town is being honored with a land endowment that was recently launched in her name.
Carolie Evans is known for her extensive work on land committees over the past few decades and said she was “thrilled” that the Guilford Land Conservation Trust created the Carolie Evans Stewardship Endowment. Developing an endowment had been a long-term goal of hers, she said.
“We’re very good at fundraising and taking care of the properties, but we really needed to establish a stewardship fund that would be there forever,” she said, adding she was “deeply honored” the fund was named after her.
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About the Endowment: Known for her unmatched efforts to protect open space in Guilford, Carolie Evans was honored on October 9, 2010 with a surprise gathering of 100 of her friends, family, and biggest fans as the Guilford Land Conservation Trust (GLCT) launched an endowment fund in her name. To read more about the event, click here. [Read more…]
On May 22, 2010, more than 20 members of the Guilford Yacht Club joined members of the Guilford Land Conservation Trust in clearing invasive trees and plants, brush and vines at the Land Trust’s Spencer Creek Preserve on Three Mile Course. The Guilford Yacht Club has been performing this volunteer work at the Spencer’s Creek Preserve every spring for many years, assisting the Land Trust in its efforts to conserve the natural attributes and improve the accessibility of the site.
Spencer Creek Preserve is a beautiful parcel bordering the West River and Spencer Creek, including an open field, woods, a small pond, stone walls, and extensive wetlands and salt marsh and offering stunning views.
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